Abu Dhabi awards gas management deal to KBR

04 November 2008
Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (Adgas) has awarded a project management consultancy contract to the US’ KBR for a project aimed at cutting flare handling and gas emission levels from its Das island liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

KBR says Adgas hopes to cut flaring to zero at its existing facility.

It currently flares an estimated 10-15 million cubic feet a day (cf/d) of sweet and sour gas.

The plant, which has a total liquid natural gas (LNG) capacity of 6 million tonnes a year (t/y) through three gas trains, also produces about 1.7 million t/y of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), 535,000 t/y of pentane and 338,000 t/y of sulphur.

The bulk of the LNG is sold on long-term contracts to Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco).

Work on the project is expected to start immediately.

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